Robert Clay “Bob” Feldman
Robert Clay “Bob” Feldman, age 88, died early Thursday morning, October 11, 2012, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
He was born July 24, 1924, at Meade, Kansas, the son of Herman and Katherine (Buck) Feldman. As a young boy he attended the Meade school system. During World War II he worked for the Boeing Aircraft Plant in Wichita, Kansas. This is where he met his future wife, Esther in the fuselage of a B-29 Bomber. Later on December 9, 1944, he married Esther Rosella Goodson at Wichita. In 1945, the couple moved to Meade and he eventually began his career as a carpenter, farmer, and rancher in partnership with his brother Glenn.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church, serving as a Deacon, usher, and youth leader, a member of the Royal Order of the Moose, and the Meade Golf Club. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, spectator sports, and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by: His wife, Esther of Meade, Kansas; Two sons, Glen David Feldman of Meade, Kansas, Alan Feldman of Meade, Kansas; A daughter, Nancy Ohnick of Meade, Kansas; Four grandchildren, Darla, Jay, Jana, and David; Seven great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Glenn; five half-brothers; six half-sisters; and a grandson.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 15, 2012, at the First Baptist Church, Meade, with the Pastor Gordon Paulsen presiding. Interment will follow in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to the Meade Golf Club or the Meade District Hospital in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com